Supporters who have given Grants

National Historic Ships

Transport Trust

General Websites

The Steam Boat Association of Great Britain

The website for the SBA, the largest association of steamboaters in the world. It hosts an on-line register, events calendar and a massive collection of information and pictures all concentrated on Steam Boats.

The Steamboating Forum

This is a forum for steamboaters who like to chat to each other on the internet. You can ask any question you like about anything to do with steam. Remember, the only stupid question is the one you don't ask.

International Steamboating Society

An American-based website with a lot of basic steam boat information. A very good read for anyone looking into owning their first steam boat.

North West Steam Society

A good web site telling you the basics of steam principle and is a good steam boat enthusiast club for the US.

Steamboat Scrap Book

Aka Stanley Steamers. This is a brilliant page with many pictures of all sorts of steam boats.

Harnessing the Power of Heat with Steam Engines

This is a brilliant website which details the history of the steam engine and gives an easy to follow description of its workings.


Windermere Steamboat Museum

Currently closed for a major redevelopment. However the website is still operating and details of the boats can be read.

The Northern Mill Engine Society

This is a fantastic website and museum that holds the largest collection of working mill steam engines in the UK. Well worth a visit if you are in the North of England.

Specific to Boats:

Steamboats, Great Britain;


The Consuta Trust

This is the Consuta Trust's website. Consuta is a 1889 52-foot fast steam launch based on the river Thames. The boat was built to umpire rowing races at The Henley Royal Regatta and is favoured for traditional-style rowing races. Beautifully restored to working order around the year 2000.

Steam Tug Kerne

The tug Kerne, like Shamrock, is a historic steam vessel. Built in 1913 it is run by a dedicated band of enthusiasts. It can be seen in the North West of Britan.

Daniel Adamson


PS Medway Queen


 Fishing Vessel Lydia Eva


Steam Tug Portwey


 Steam Ship Robin

(Royal Victoria Docks, London)

Steam Ship Shieldhall



(East London)


 Steam Yacht Gondola

(Coniston, Lake District)

Steam Launch Alaska


Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle

(River Dart, Cornwall)

Steam Narrowboat President

(Black Country Living Museum, Dudley)

 Paddle Steamer Sir Walter Scott

 (Loch Katrine)

 Paddle Steamer Waverly

(Based in Glasgow but tours the coast)

Privately Owned

 Steam Launch Senta

 Steam Launch Talisker

Harbour Service Launch (aka Puffin)

 Steam Launch Pegasus

Steam Launch Elpenor

Steam Narrow Boat Emily Anne

Steam Launch Merganser

Steam Launch Stickleback

Steamboats, Abroad;


 Steam Tug Daldy - Auckland

Steam Boat Delta Queen - floating Hotel America

HMS Elfin - Holland

Steam Yacht Ena - Melbourne

 Steam Boat Minnehaha - America

 Steam Ship Östa - Stockholm

 Steam Ship Pumper - Ontario

Paddle Ship Skibladner - Norway

Steam Boat Spirit of Peoria - America

Steam Ship Master - Trust, Canada

 Privately Owned

 SL Artemis

 ST Baltimore

 DF Calypso (In German)

HMS Elfin

 DB Emma

 SL Étoile Arcture

 SL Funnel

SL Ilse Louise

SL Isabella

DS Lagavulin

SL Lagom

PS Liberty Belle

Steam Ship Master - Trust

SC No Rush

SL Orion #1

SL Orion #2

SL Panatela

SL Silencio (French)

SL St. Urs

DB Steamchen

DB Sunrise (German)

SL Suzanne (French)

 DB Valhalla


Midship - in translated English.

Steam Pascal (French)

 Skills and Parts

T.R.S. Boiler Makers

Selway Fisher Hull Designs

Glyn Lancaster Jones

Bjorklund Steam

Steam Technology

Steamboat Engine BV

B2 Ånga (Sweden)

Devlin Boats

Elliott Bay Steam Launch Co.

Mosquito Enteprises

Pearl Steam Engine Company

Rappahannock Boat Works
(Tiny Power Steam Engines)

Reliable Steam Engine Co.

Peter Cowie's Elliott Bay Project